Period
to 22 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Cucumber skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cucumber over the 6 months to 22 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 103 159 163
Rank change year-on-year +56 +4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 131 74 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.54% 1.31% 0.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.95% 5.99% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 104 32 29
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £33,150 £30,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £57,375 £57,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

Cucumber is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,316 1,235 912
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 25.47% 21.85% 19.75%
Number of salaries quoted 902 831 523
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,750 £55,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Cucumber as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Scotland

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cucumber in Scotland.

Salary trend for Cucumber in Scotland

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in Scotland

Cucumber
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 March 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +68 94 £42,500 +16.44% 3
Glasgow +9 36 £50,000 +11.11% 1
West Lothian -23 1 £55,500 -
Cucumber
UK

For the 6 months to 22 March 2019, IT jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 104 (79.39%) Test Automation
2 89 (67.94%) Java
3 74 (56.49%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (56.49%) Selenium
4 73 (55.73%) BDD
5 63 (48.09%) SQL
6 60 (45.80%) JavaScript
7 57 (43.51%) Test Scripting
8 56 (42.75%) Gherkin
9 48 (36.64%) C#
10 46 (35.11%) Finance
11 45 (34.35%) TDD
12 42 (32.06%) Jenkins
13 37 (28.24%) SQL Server
14 35 (26.72%) Git (software)
15 34 (25.95%) .NET
16 33 (25.19%) REST
17 32 (24.43%) SpecFlow
17 32 (24.43%) Scenario Testing
18 31 (23.66%) Continuous Integration
18 31 (23.66%) QA
19 30 (22.90%) MVC
20 29 (22.14%) Windows
21 28 (21.37%) Degree
22 27 (20.61%) JSON
23 26 (19.85%) XML
23 26 (19.85%) TeamCity
24 23 (17.56%) User Stories
24 23 (17.56%) API Testing
24 23 (17.56%) SDET

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (15.27%) IIS
2 13 (9.92%) WebSphere
3 10 (7.63%) Confluence
4 2 (1.53%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.53%) JBoss
5 1 (0.76%) Apache
5 1 (0.76%) EPiServer
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.87%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.05%) Slack
4 1 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.76%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (0.76%) BrowserStack
4 1 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.76%) PaaS
4 1 (0.76%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.05%) Ethernet
1 4 (3.05%) VLAN
2 2 (1.53%) VoIP
3 1 (0.76%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (28.24%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.16%) NoSQL
3 11 (8.40%) MongoDB
4 9 (6.87%) Big Data
4 9 (6.87%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (6.87%) RDBMS
4 9 (6.87%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.34%) MySQL
6 4 (3.05%) SQLite
7 3 (2.29%) DB2
8 2 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.76%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.76%) HSQLDB
9 1 (0.76%) OLTP
9 1 (0.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 74 (56.49%) Selenium
2 42 (32.06%) Jenkins
3 35 (26.72%) Git (software)
4 32 (24.43%) SpecFlow
5 26 (19.85%) TeamCity
6 23 (17.56%) Protractor
7 20 (15.27%) NUnit
8 16 (12.21%) JIRA
9 12 (9.16%) JUnit
10 9 (6.87%) Appium
11 8 (6.11%) FitNesse
11 8 (6.11%) JMeter
11 8 (6.11%) Maven
11 8 (6.11%) Visual Studio
12 6 (4.58%) WebDriver
13 5 (3.82%) Eclipse
13 5 (3.82%) HP UFT
14 4 (3.05%) JBehave
14 4 (3.05%) SoapUI
14 4 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 46 (35.11%) Finance
2 12 (9.16%) Banking
3 4 (3.05%) Games
4 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (41.22%) Developer
2 38 (29.01%) Test Engineer
3 33 (25.19%) Software Test Engineer
4 32 (24.43%) .NET Developer
4 32 (24.43%) C# .NET Developer
4 32 (24.43%) C# Developer
4 32 (24.43%) Tester
5 31 (23.66%) Java Developer
6 29 (22.14%) Analyst
6 29 (22.14%) Test Analyst
7 26 (19.85%) Automation Tester
8 23 (17.56%) Java Engineer
9 21 (16.03%) Developer in Test
9 21 (16.03%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 21 (16.03%) Java Software Developer
9 21 (16.03%) Java Software Engineer
9 21 (16.03%) Software Developer
9 21 (16.03%) Software Engineer
10 20 (15.27%) C# Software Engineer
10 20 (15.27%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (42.75%) Gherkin
2 34 (25.95%) .NET
3 33 (25.19%) REST
4 27 (20.61%) JSON
5 26 (19.85%) XML
6 21 (16.03%) ASP.NET Web API
7 18 (13.74%) Web Services
8 14 (10.69%) HTML
9 13 (9.92%) CSS
10 12 (9.16%) AngularJS
10 12 (9.16%) LINQ
10 12 (9.16%) React
11 11 (8.40%) jQuery
12 10 (7.63%) RESTful
13 9 (6.87%) HTML5
13 9 (6.87%) pytest
14 8 (6.11%) Node.js
14 8 (6.11%) WCF
15 7 (5.34%) CSS3
15 7 (5.34%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.11%) PMI
1 8 (6.11%) User Experience
2 7 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.34%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.82%) Fintech
4 4 (3.05%) Cloud Native
4 4 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.29%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.76%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.14%) Windows
2 9 (6.87%) Linux
3 7 (5.34%) Android
3 7 (5.34%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.05%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (79.39%) Test Automation
2 74 (56.49%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (55.73%) BDD
4 57 (43.51%) Test Scripting
5 45 (34.35%) TDD
6 32 (24.43%) Scenario Testing
7 31 (23.66%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (22.90%) MVC
9 23 (17.56%) API Testing
9 23 (17.56%) SDET
9 23 (17.56%) User Stories
10 22 (16.79%) OO
10 22 (16.79%) Software Testing
11 21 (16.03%) Continuous Delivery
11 21 (16.03%) Open Source
11 21 (16.03%) Scrum
12 20 (15.27%) Agile Testing
12 20 (15.27%) Process Improvement
13 15 (11.45%) Microservices
14 14 (10.69%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (67.94%) Java
2 63 (48.09%) SQL
3 60 (45.80%) JavaScript
4 48 (36.64%) C#
5 22 (16.79%) PowerShell
6 20 (15.27%) Python
7 7 (5.34%) ES6
7 7 (5.34%) Ruby
8 5 (3.82%) Java 8
9 4 (3.05%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.53%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.76%) C
11 1 (0.76%) Go
11 1 (0.76%) Groovy
11 1 (0.76%) Perl
11 1 (0.76%) PHP
11 1 (0.76%) Scala
11 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (21.37%) Degree
2 12 (9.16%) ISTQB
3 8 (6.11%) PMI Certification
4 4 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.53%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.76%) ISEB
6 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (23.66%) QA
2 3 (2.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.53%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (15.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.05%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (3.05%) Oracle
2 3 (2.29%) IBM
2 3 (2.29%) Sybase
3 2 (1.53%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.76%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.76%) Google
4 1 (0.76%) Netezza
4 1 (0.76%) TIBCO